Denmark at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about Denmark
NOC: Denmark

IOC code:


Olympic debut:


Athens 1896

Winter:  St. Moritz 1948

Olympic participation:


1896-1900, 1908 and onwards

Winter:  1948-1952, 1960-1968, 1988 and onwards
Danish Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 48 78 79 205
Winter Olympics 0 1 0 1
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Sailing 139 9 31
2.   Cycling 811 10 29
3.   Rowing 75 13 25
4.   Handball 41 0 5
5.   Shooting 311 5 19
Complete list of Denmark's medals in Olympic sports
Denmark has also won medals in cooperation with other NOCS. For a list of these medals see List of medals won by cooperating nocs.

The medal count for Summer and Winter Olympics is representing medals won in competitions which in the course of time have finally become part of either the summer olympics or the winter olympics. The division between summer and winter olympic games did not exist until 1924 and in the period before this winter and summer sports were on a few occasions present at the olympics side by side.

These facts about Denmark at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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